Events and News


Senior Thesis Reception

Fri Apr 7, 2017

O'Shaughnessy Great Hall

Dean John McGreevy will honor the accomplishments of undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters by hosting a reception for students completing a senior thesis project, as well as their thesis advisers and/or mentors.

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Tunes In The Chapel

Fri Apr 7, 2017

Alumni Hall Chapel


A Traditonal Irish Music Recital

Ceolchoírm Thraídísíúnta

Featuring Musicians:

Brendan Coyne (Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar)

Siobhán Ní Mhuímhneacháín (Concertina, Tin Whistle, Piano)

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Summer Language Abroad program helps students prepare for future through immersive international experiences

Through intensive language coursework and daily interaction with native speakers, the Summer Language Abroad experience allows students to rapidly enhance their command of a foreign language—be it Arabic, Cantonese, Chinese, French, German, Irish, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, or Swahili. About 60 participated in the 2016 SLA program through Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures.


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With NEH and Fulbright grants, Irish language and literature assistant professor studies poetics of Irish places

On a sunny spring afternoon, Amy Mulligan leads a class of Notre Dame undergraduates to the shore of Saint Mary’s Lake. Sitting on the grass, the students take turns reading aloud passages from a 12th-century Irish text. “We make these campus pilgrimages to consider how a text is transformed when you move into a natural environment,” said Mulligan, an assistant professor of Irish language and literature who recently won both a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship and a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award.

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